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Where is the Ison family from?
You can see how Ison families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ison family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Ison families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1840 there were 12 Ison families living in Kentucky. This was about 50% of all the recorded Ison's in USA. Kentucky had the highest population of Ison families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Ison surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Farmer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Ison. 28% of Ison men worked as a Farmer and 14% of Ison women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ison were Farm Laborer and Housewife. .